Watch this quick example of a few common coaching tricks to help your child read words. Generally, we want to help as little as possible while keeping our child's motivation up.

These cues help our students do the work–getting just enough feedback to succeed, but not so much that they don't learn from each possible encounter with a word.

We hope the tips above help you feel more confident in how to help your child read words!

But, if your student is still struggling with how to just put sounds together to read words, then our Blend As You Read decoding strategy may also be of help. Learn more about it here.

Or, if you are ready to immediately be trained in how to optimize your coaching and discover the few, vital activities that make up the Reading Simplified system, then please join the Reading Simplified Academy.  Learn more about the Reading Simplified Academy.